A federal district court broke new social media law ground in August 2014 when it held in favor of the cable network Black Entertainment Television (BET) in a suit brought by the founder of an unofficial Facebook fan page for one of the network’s television shows.
The good people at Texas A&M certainly understand the importance of federal trademark protection. Maybe it stems from Texas A&M’s successful registration and enforcement of its 12TH MAN mark.
A longer newsletter than usual this week, with three important sections.
Law firm mergers seemingly are announced weekly and continue a trend as to which most observers are accustomed. Just last week Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer jointly announced the signing of a letter of intent to combine their two firms.
In May 2014, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (“GPEN”) performed its second Global Privacy Sweep, in which 26 privacy enforcement authorities from 19 countries downloaded 1,211 mobile apps and assessed their privacy practices.